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Study at Rutgers University New Brunswick

Rutgers University - New Brunswick/ Piscataway is the largest campus of Rutgers University, and is predominantly located in the city of New Brunswick and the Piscataway Township. It was established on November 10, 1766. This campus is further sub divided into smaller campuses which include College Avenue, Cook/ Douglass, Busch, and Livingston. These campuses include more than 15 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools.

Every campus at Rutgers University New Brunswick has its own student center, convenience stores, libraries, and dining halls. It offers various programs and degrees in several fields of study.

‘The Daily Targum'is the official and largest student paper at Rutgers University and The Rutgers Centurion is the monthly conservative magazine. The sports teams of Rutgers University - New Brunswick are nicknamed the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, and their official mascot is the Scarlet Knights.

Profile of Rutgers University New Brunswick

Rutgers is in a large suburb, in New Brunswick, NJ. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Rutgers earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include mathematics, engineering, science, media, and liberal arts.

Rutgers Selectivity

Rutgers does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 520 to 630 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 550 and 670.


Some professors at Rutgers are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

Rutgers, in 2007, had 34, 804 students (31, 188 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Big East Conference for major sports.

Rutgers Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 986economics, English, history, political science, sociology, library science, Spanish language, anthropology, . . .
Science759biology, cell biology, molecular genetics, chemistry, physics courses, biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology, . . .
Therapy and Counselling641psychology, educational psychology
Engineering631electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, ceramic engineering, engineering science, . . .
Business and Management567finance, human resources, labor relations, accounting, marketing, business management, management science
Media535communication studies, journalism
Education and Teaching487physical education teaching, elementary school teaching, special ed, educational administration, math teaching, foreign language teaching, English teaching, school Counselling, . . .
Family and Social Work370social work, public policy analysis
Medicine315pharmacy, public health, pharmaceutical chemistry, neuroscience
Security and Law Enforcement221criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering198computer and info science, information science
Mathematics132mathematics, statistics
Music107music performance, music
Art Studies100art studies
Religion and Philosophy93philosophy, religion, Jewish studies
Architecture and Planning84urban planning, environmental design
Animal Science and Care76animal science
Conservation and Resource Management75environmental studies, environmental science, natural resources management
Drama and Performing Arts70drama, dance
Fine Arts68art history and criticism
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy51nutrition sciences
Agricultural Science and Management32food science, agriculture, agricultural economics
Landscaping and Horticulture13plant sciences
Medical Support and Technology3clinical lab tech

Contact: Rutgers

Rutgers University New Brunswick

83 Somerset St

New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1281

General Phone: (732) 932-1766


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